1111 Lincoln Road Parking Garage Exposed as Rain Hazard
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|Pretty but wet.|
By featuring so much exposed concrete, Swiss architect Herzog and de Meuron (pronounced moron, we think) also exposed those who park in the structure to the elements. And that's not a good thing as we get into summer thunderstorm season.
The garage suffers from geyser-like flooding near the elevators on the ground floor when the rain comes in heavy. Calls to the company that manages the building have not been returned. But, Riki Altman, a freelance journalist and frequent New Times contributor, who parked at the garage when she went to see the Sex in the City 2 premiere across the street, says the structure is a "lawsuit waiting to happen." Worse than that it ruined her snakeskin sandals.
And she's got the videos to prove it.